Small banks start to take back market share from big four
31Jul

Small banks start to take back market share from big four

Borrowers preferred the big banks throughout May and June, but lower rates are enticing mortgage holders to refinance with smaller banks and lenders.

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Conditions now best in history for first homebuyers
31Jul

Conditions now best in history for first homebuyers

Queensland is leading a national surge in inquiries about taking out a home loan, with financing conditions the best they’ve ever been.

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RBA holds cash rate steady at 0.25 per cent but unemployment weighs on property prices
17Jul

RBA holds cash rate steady at 0.25 per cent but unemployment weighs on property prices

The Reserve Bank of Australia has kept the cash rate steady at 0.25 per cent in July but dark clouds are emerging for property prices.

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I’m a First Home Buyer – Should I Use a Buyer’s Agent?
17Jul

I’m a First Home Buyer – Should I Use a Buyer’s Agent?

So, you’ve decided to purchase your first home. Congratulations! But in which suburb? Really? With your budget? And In this economy? ...

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Confused by home insurance policies? Experts reveal how to decipher insurance jargon to make the right choice
17Jul

Confused by home insurance policies? Experts reveal how to decipher insurance jargon to make the right choice

If you're having trouble understanding your home insurance policy, you're not alone.



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Simple swaps to refresh your interior without doing a major project
09Jul

Simple swaps to refresh your interior without doing a major project

If the past few months have taught us anything, it’s that home is where the heart is. But with many people having little else to go but fr...

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REIA welcomes decision by banks to extend loan repayment deferral period
09Jul

REIA welcomes decision by banks to extend loan repayment deferral period

The REIA welcomes the announcement by the Australian Banking Association to implement a new phase of support to assist customers, as the six mon...

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Banks bracing for huge influx of first-home buyers
09Jul

Banks bracing for huge influx of first-home buyers

Despite the uncertain economic outlook, banks and financial advisers are expecting a rush of applications when the next release of the First Home L...

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Entry to a rental property
09Jul

Entry to a rental property

When a tenant is renting a property or room, it is their home. The property manager/owner may need to enter for an inspection, repair or a viewing,...

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Rent Payments
09Jul

Rent Payments

The tenancy agreement must state the amount of rent, and when it is to be paid. The method of payment (e.g. direct deposit) and the place of pay...

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